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Join The #FuelABetterYou Sweepstakes

Posted on July 28, 2013 3:42 pm under Diet, Food
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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Nutrisystem, Inc.. All opinions are 100% mine.

Last summer, a forty pound weight loss seemed like an unobtainable dream.  Today it’s a happy reality.  My daughter deserves a lot of the credit.  She spent  countless hours re-engineering our favorite recipes to remove unhealthy ingredients and reduce calories, yet maintain the tastes we love.  I found that it’s a lot easier to lose weight, when someone else prepares the meals and  serves a portion controlled plate.

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A Very Special Cookbook

Posted on January 13, 2012 11:31 am under Food
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When grandchildren were asked to select keepsakes from my grandparents estate, the first thing I requested was my maternal grandmother’s recipe box. That was twenty-five years ago and her favorite recipes show signs of intensive use. Food spatters, fading ink and tattered edges have convinced me that I need to find another way to keep them preserved. I think that I have found it.

 
The Cookbook Project lets you create your own family cookbook, including cover, section dividers and a variety of recipe layouts. Best of all, it can be used collaboratively. Even family members separated by hundreds of miles can share in creating their family heritage cookbook. I didn’t see this in time to request it as a Christmas present, but I may gift it to myself.

I think it would make a wonderful Valentine gift for those who love to cook and a completed cookbook would make a perfect gift next Christmas.